News & Conditions
Updated April 17, 2014
South Rim, North Rim and East Portal Roads are all open. Please be aware that the roads could close again if winter conditions or rock fall exist.
ANNUAL CLIMBING ROUTE CLOSURE
Serpent Point and adjacent walls within one-half mile, including the top of the walls 50 feet away from the rim edge. This does not include developed trails and overlooks. Climbing routes included in this closure: East Arete, Southern Arete, West Arete, Forrest Walker, Journey through Mirkwood, Stratosfear, and The Dragon.
Did You Know?
There are no poisonous snakes at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Nighttime temperatures are too cold for many species of snakes and amphibians.